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Benoni, Classical, 11.f3 (A79)
1 d4 Nf6 2 c4 c5 3 d5 e6 4 Nc3 exd5 5 cxd5 d6 6 e4 g6
7 Nf3 Bg7 8 Be2 O-O 9

Number of games in database: 161
Years covered: 1955 to 2020
Overall record:
   White wins 46.0%
   Black wins 23.6%
   Draws 30.4%

Popularity graph, by decade

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With the White Pieces With the Black Pieces
Svetozar Gligoric  10 games
Jan Hein Donner  7 games
Zvonko Vranesic  5 games
Milan Matulovic  9 games
Mikhail Tal  5 games
Dragoljub Janosevic  4 games
NOTABLE GAMES [what is this?]
White Wins Black Wins
Bukic vs Tal, 1967
Petrosian vs L Schmid, 1961
Mamedyarov vs Ivanchuk, 2010
L Ogaard vs J D Tisdall, 1987
M Bertok vs Tal, 1961
Najdorf vs Fischer, 1966
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 page 1 of 7; games 1-25 of 161  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Birbrager vs Tal ½-½5319554th Soviet Team-ch finalA79 Benoni, Classical, 11.f3
2. Furman vs Tal ½-½401959USSR ChampionshipA79 Benoni, Classical, 11.f3
3. Petrosian vs L Schmid 1-0311961ZuerichA79 Benoni, Classical, 11.f3
4. M Bertok vs Tal 0-1201961BledA79 Benoni, Classical, 11.f3
5. A Beni vs K Langeweg  1-0371961ZevenaarA79 Benoni, Classical, 11.f3
6. Gligoric vs Szabo 0-1311962YUG-HUNA79 Benoni, Classical, 11.f3
7. J H Donner vs C B van den Berg  ½-½641963NED-ch21A79 Benoni, Classical, 11.f3
8. Najdorf vs R Garcia  ½-½501964Buenos AiresA79 Benoni, Classical, 11.f3
9. J H Donner vs Letelier 1-0611964Capablanca MemorialA79 Benoni, Classical, 11.f3
10. Y Porat vs Stahlberg  1-0581964Tel Aviv Olympiad qual-3A79 Benoni, Classical, 11.f3
11. B Wexler vs Forintos  1-0441964Tel Aviv Olympiad Final-AA79 Benoni, Classical, 11.f3
12. Z Vranesic vs Tringov  0-1421964Tel Aviv Olympiad Final-AA79 Benoni, Classical, 11.f3
13. H R Engel vs Feuerstein  1-03719655.corr olA79 Benoni, Classical, 11.f3
14. V Liavdansky vs Stein  0-1411965USSR Championship 1964/65A79 Benoni, Classical, 11.f3
15. C Partos vs Matulovic 0-1451966BucharestA79 Benoni, Classical, 11.f3
16. Birbrager vs Tal 0-1591966URS-chTA79 Benoni, Classical, 11.f3
17. B Kchouk vs Forintos  1-0411966Havana Olympiad qual-6A79 Benoni, Classical, 11.f3
18. Najdorf vs Fischer 0-1531966Havana Olympiad Final-AA79 Benoni, Classical, 11.f3
19. Bukic vs Tal 1-0401967YUG-URSA79 Benoni, Classical, 11.f3
20. Gligoric vs Matulovic  ½-½391967Sousse InterzonalA79 Benoni, Classical, 11.f3
21. Z Vranesic vs L Day  1-0351968Toronto OpA79 Benoni, Classical, 11.f3
22. Gligoric vs J Lobigas 1-0401968Manila MeralcoA79 Benoni, Classical, 11.f3
23. R Ocampo vs R Garcia  ½-½261968ARG-chA79 Benoni, Classical, 11.f3
24. Kraidman vs Fischer ½-½801968NetanyaA79 Benoni, Classical, 11.f3
25. S Hamann vs Kraidman  0-1361968NetanyaA79 Benoni, Classical, 11.f3
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